SEMANTIC PARAPHASIA By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 a form of paraphasia where speech is fairly fluent but objects are given the wrong but a similar name. Semantic phrases are useful and important tools in language. SEMANTIC PARAPHASIA: "In semantic paraphrase, Joe called a pipe a smoker." Related Psychology Terms VERBAL PARAPHASIA FLUENT APHASIA SEMANTIC PRIMITIVE FLUENT SPEECH NATURAL LANGUAGE CATEGORY BROCA'S APHASIA NEOLOGISTIC JARGON PHONEME DYSNOMIA-AUDITORY RETRIEVAL DISORDER SEMANTIC DISSOCIATION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SEMANTIC PARAPHASIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/semantic-paraphasia/ (accessed May 28, 2020).